HPU’s Gardens: Beyond Beauty

This story is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below HPU’s gardens contribute to the inspiring environment the university is known for. Dr. Patrick Vigueira knows what he has with the nine plant collections, 28 gardens and the arboretum at High Point University. He has the perfect place to help his […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2020 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. “We are a God, family and country institution,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “Today and […]

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HPU Installs New Maya Angelou Sculpture

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2020 – High Point University welcomes a new face on campus with its newest historical sculpture, honoring Maya Angelou, legendary writer, poet and activist. Angelou joins 28 sculptures who line the promenades of HPU’s campus, surrounding students with the world’s most accomplished leaders. From Sir Isaac Newton, Rev. Martin Luther […]

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HPU Students Partner with the Community to Tell the Story of Burns Hill

High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course compiled a book, documenting the rich history of High Point’s Burns Hill neighborhood, and presented it to community members virtually on May 4. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2020 – High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course spent the spring […]

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HPU Faculty Create Innovative Online Classrooms During COVID-19 Pandemic

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2020 – While the education industry has had to move to online instruction due to the global pandemic, High Point University’s faculty have created innovative classrooms since adjusting online. Below are just a few examples of their efforts. Dr. Aaron Titus’ Mathematical Modeling Class Computes Spread of Infectious Disease Dr. […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education to Host ‘STEM Camp in a Box’ for Community Children

The annual STEM summer camp will be held virtually due to COVID-19. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2020 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education will continue offering its annual summer STEM camp to community children this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, through an innovative approach. This summer’s “STEM Camp in a Box: Building […]

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HPU Spotify Playlists

At HPU, we believe music has the power to transport listeners to a different time and place. Dr. Marc Foster, chair of HPU’s department of music, introduces HPU Spotify playlist to help members of the HPU family feel connected to campus. Sounds From Campus                        […]

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HPU Professor and Students Create Online Planetarium and Classroom for Children

While local school children have frequently visited HPU’s Culp Planetarium throughout this academic year before the global pandemic, Barlow and his HPU students are now working to offer content online so children can continue to enjoy the Planetarium’s offerings. High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow has created an online classroom for students and community children […]

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Local Children Visit HPU’s Culp Planetarium

More than 100 children visited the planetarium. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2020 – Two groups of students from area elementary schools visited High Point University’s Culp Planetarium today to get an out-of-this-world lesson on the constellations. Local children have already experienced the planetarium at events like HPUniverse Day. While 100 students from Cornerstone Charter […]

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